Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

The bestselling guide to DSLR photography – now updated for the latest technology and tools!

This new edition gets you up to “shutter speed” on the latest camera technologies, including the new consumer-targeted full-frame models and pro-features that are now incorporated in consumer-focused units. Veteran author and professional photographer Robert Correll walks you through how a camera works, what lenses to use, how to set exposure, and how to capture the shots that define a portfolio.

Fully updated to cover the latest generation of cameras and boasting more than 700 pages, this must-have resource explores the latest in tools and offers additional content, including video and interactive tools so that you can enhance your photography knowledge.

  • Covers the basics of DSLR mechanics and explains how settings affect the final photo
  • Reviews lenses and walks you through choosing and applying the right lens for your situation
  • Discusses how aperture, shutting speed, and ISO combine to determine how your photo will look
  • Demystifies how to light a photo, from using natural light to flash to artificial lighting
  • Helps you shooting high-quality video and film

Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition is packed with everything you need to get your idea photo, from portraits to action shots to night photos and so much more!

Table of Contents
Book I: Getting Started with Digital SLRs
Chapter 1. What’s So Special about Digital SLRs?
Chapter 2. Anatomy of a Digital SLR
Chapter 3. Menus and Settings Extravaganzapalooza
Chapter 4. Handling and Cleaning Your Camera and Gear
Chapter 5. Say Cheese. Taking Pictures with Your dSLR

Book II: Going Through the Looking Glass
Chapter 1. Focusing on Versatility
Chapter 2. Casting a Wide-Angle Net
Chapter 3. Going to Extremes

Book III: Hey, Your Exposure’s Showing
Chapter 1. Working with Apertures
Chapter 2. Go, Shutter Speed, Go!
Chapter 3. Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, Choosing an ISO
Chapter 4. Fabulous Filters
Chapter 5. Strategizing Exposure

Book IV: Lighting and Composition
Chapter 1. Flash Fundamentals
Chapter 2. Using an External Flash and Accessories
Chapter 3. Deconstructing Design
Chapter 4. Taming the Frame

Book V: “Spiffifying” Your Shots
Chapter 1. Blue-Collar Photo Management
Chapter 2. Cooking Up Raw Photos
Chapter 3. Showing Mad Photo-Editing Skills
Chapter 4. Home, Home on the High Dynamic Range
Chapter 5. Panoramically Speaking
Chapter 6. Chroma Chameleon. B&W

Book VI: Shooting Movies
Chapter 1. Setting Up for Movies
Chapter 2. Making Movie Magic

Book VII: Getting Specific About Your Subject
Chapter 1. People and Animals
Chapter 2. Landscapes and Nature
Chapter 3. Sports and Action
Chapter 4. Buildings and Cities
Chapter 5. Close-Ups

Book Details

  • Paperback: 672 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 2nd Edition (May 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118590821
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118590829
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